Gladiolus 'Aviol'
Gladiolus 'Aviol'

Gladiolus 'Aviol'

Gladiolus 'Aviol'

10 corms — £2.95

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You can expect your order in March 2024

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Description

For a blast of big, bold glamour, you can’t get better than Gladiolus 'Aviol'! From mid to late summer this striking variety produces sturdy spikes of large, showy, white flowers with a contrasting purple centre. Use repeated plantings of Gladiolus 'Aviol' as vertical accents punctuating other summer-flowering planting, or as a singular, showstopping focal point in a mixed container display. Gladiolus also makes a fabulous cut flower, so be sure to plant plenty of spares for the vase!  

To get the most out of your Gladiolus 'Aviol', we recommend several staggered plantings throughout April and May to extend your bloom season significantly. Plant the corms at three times their depth, and make sure you choose as sunny and well-draining a spot as possible. Whether picking or deadheading, try to make sure you leave the foliage behind. This is essential for putting energy back into the corms for successful growth the following year. 

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • May need winter cover

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Gladiolus 'Aviol'

  • Flower colour

    White, purple

  • Corm size

    12/14

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    30 corms per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Half hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Coastal gardens
    Gravel gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Cut flower Gardens
    Large containers

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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